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Hurricane Season Round Two: Puerto Rico Anxiously Prepares for Another Disaster

Puerto Rico, still trying to recover after Hurricane Maria, warily prepares for the upcoming hurricane season. Roughly eight months ago,...

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Goya Foods Gives $75,000 and 2,800 Pounds of Food to Lehman Center for Performing Arts

The largest Hispanic owned food company in the United States, Goya Foods, awarded a large check in support of the Latino Concert Series at...

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Wells College Students Protest Lack of Diverse Faculty, Hiring Process

By Staff – Students at Wells College are currently protesting the school’s decision to hire outside faculty to fill a position,...

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Puerto Rico’s Recovery Continuously Bogged By Bureaucracy

At the end of September of last year, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria. The category 5 hurricane slashed through the island leaving...

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Trump Administration Reverses Protections For Hondurans, Forces Return After Nearly Two Decades

An uncertain future inevitably lies ahead for thousands of Hondurans who, after seeking refuge in the United States from Hurricane Mitch...

Education Secretary Julia Keleher visits students at a school in Catano, Puerto Rico in March. PHOTO: NBC News

Bilingual Preschools Improve Academic Performance, But Few Schools Offer Them

Children who attend preschool programs are more prepared for school compared to those who don’t attend preschool. According to a 2017...

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Asylum-Seeking Immigrants Facing Uncertainties and Stranded at Port of Entry

According to NBC News, there were around 150 immigrants stranded at the U.S. border on Monday as they were seeking asylum. The immigrants,...

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics Powerless in Collecting Death Toll Data

Puerto Rico was left powerless in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Wet with flood water, scattered with shingles and glass, and ravaged....

A student holds a placard during a protest to demand the safe return of three film students who went missing in Guadalajara, Mexico. The placard reads, "It's not three, it's all of us." Photo: NBC News

Missing Mexican Film Students Abducted, Killed in Gruesome Case of Mistaken Identity

In mid-March, three film students from Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales went missing without a trace. Now, authorities and the...

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Gov. Cuomo Grants NYS Parolees the Right to Vote

By Staff – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order granting all New York state parolees the right to vote in New York, after...